LG G6 review Samsung Galaxy S8 Apple iPhone X Samsung Galaxy Note 8 HTC U 11 Sony Xperia L1
LG G6 review Samsung Galaxy S8 Apple iPhone X Samsung Galaxy Note 8 HTC U 11 Sony Xperia L1
  2017 NEWS APPLE CANON FUJIFILM HTC HUAWEI LG MOTOROLA NIKON NINTENDO NOKIA OLYMPUS PANASONIC PENTAX SAMSUNG SONY  
Apple iPhone
 
     
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
Nic Rossmüller : July 27th 2006 - 11:09 CET

Panasonic batteries for first manned electric flight


Digital Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Camera Review Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
PanasonicPanasonic batteries for first manned electric flight : Panasonic, the brand for which Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. is known, announced today that its Oxyride dry cell batteries successfully flew a manned airplane to mark a milestone in the aeronautic history in the world. The company, together with the Tokyo Institute of Technology (TIT), has been working on the Oxyride Project since January this year. On July 16, the airplane powered by 160 AA-size Oxyride dry cell batteries flew a distance of 391.4 meters at an altitude of 5.2 meters on the northern outskirts of Tokyo. The one-seat airplane, weighing 54 kg with a wingspan of 31 meters and piloted by a TIT student weighing 53 kg, was in the air for 59 seconds.
Panasonic batteries for first manned electric flightFirst Manned Electric Flight
The flight took place in front of officials of the Japan Aeronautic Association (JAA) to make it an official record, following the rules set by the JAA. They will further seek official recognition from the Federonautique Internationale (FAI) as the world's first manned flight on dry cell batteries. Panasonic embarked on the project, hoping it can create an opportunity for young people to get interested in science and technology. Panasonic praises the students, the Wright Brothers of the 21st Century, who took up the challenge and succeeded in the flight that has never been attempted before.

Panasonic Oxyride flight - Distance
The Oxyride flight covered a distance longer than 259 meters recorded by the Wright Brothers for the first manned, sustained flight powered by a gasoline engine back in 1903 in the United States. The Oxyride flight time, 59 seconds, happens to be the same with the Wright Brothers' record. After successfully completing the official attempt, the students tried another flight powered by only 96 batteries just for their own record. The airplane flew a distance of 269 meters at an altitude of 2 meters.

Panasonic Oxyride Battery - Technology
Panasonic Oxyride battery is a product of breakthroughs in materials and manufacturing technology. The battery uses oxyhydroxide which releases a higher initial voltage than traditional alkaline batteries, while Panasonic's proprietary vacuum-pouring technology allows a higher quantity of electrolytes to be inserted into the battery. As a result, the Oxyride battery provides more power and longer-lasting energy. Oxyride batteries are recommended for high-drain devices that require a lot of current to run such as digital cameras.

Battery powered Airplane - National Science Museum
Tests have proven that Oxyride takes twice more photos than regular alkaline batteries. The world's first battery-powered airplane will be on display at JR Tokyo Station from July 31 to August 6 and at the National Science Museum in Tokyo from September 15 to 24. As an airplane powered by commercial dry cell battery (as of July 18, 2006) Panasonic Alkaline Plus

About Panasonic
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial needs. Based in Osaka, Japan, the company recorded consolidated net sales of US $81.44 billion for the year ended March 31, 2005. The company's shares are listed on the Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, New York (NYSE:MC), Euronext Amsterdam and Frankfurt stock exchanges





   Panasonic FZ50
   Panasonic LX2
   Panasonic SDR-S150
   Next  Photo publishing Website from Four Islands
   Previous  Photo editing and animation software from Morpheus
   News by brand:Panasonic
   News by category:Source of Information
   News by brand and category:Panasonic Source of Information


Android smartphone
Latest Panasonic announcements
Panasonic opens automotive battery plant in China
Panasonic 4K HDR video recording and 6K Photo
Panasonic premium consumer products 2017
Panasonic Lumix FZ80 review
New smartphone user interface unveiled by Panasonic
Panasonic Lumix GX850 review
Winners of 2017 Panasonic video competition
Panasonic Lumix DC GX800 review
Panasonic Lumix TZ90 sample pictures
Panasonic Lumix TZ90 megazoom camera
Panasonic Leica premium optics
Panasonic Lumix ZS70 zoom camera
Panasonic Lumix TZ90 zoom camera
Panasonic connected technology at Mobile World 2017
Panasonic Organic CMOS Image Sensor
 
Latest news headlines
Apple Pay Cash coming to Europe
Dutch startup will change Li-Ion battery industry
Popular holiday toys in 2017
Huawei Mate 10 Pro specs surface
Samsung Premier Cinema LED screen
Panasonic Lumix GH5 review with firmware v2.0
Sony PlayStation VR headset released
Huawei EnVizion 360 VR Camera
New BlackBerry phone coming up
Honor 6C Pro surfaces
Huawei Pay mobile payment service for United States
Full-grain leather iPhone X cases from Dutch vendor
GoPro Fusion 360 degree camera to launch at CES 2018
Apple iPhone X retail box surfaces
Hatchimals Surprise egg secret unveiled
   
  5G Accessories Android Galaxy iPhone Rumors Premium smartphones Camera Camera test Nikon SLR Underwater photography   CES CeBIT IFA Photokina PMA